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Cape Verde leads list of students selected for Brazilian undergraduate exchange program
Tuesday, 03 November 2009 01:58    PDF Print E-mail

This year, the Brazilian Undergraduate Student Exchange Program (known by the Portuguese-language acronym PEC-G), which gives students from developing countries with which Brazil has established cultural and educational accords the opportunity to attend institutes of higher learning, is offering a total of 505 spots, 26% fewer than last year. However, thanks to the positive performance of its college students, Cape Verde continues to top the list of students selected for the program, occupying 133 of all of the vacancies offered.

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UniCV begins 2009-2010 academic year
Monday, 19 October 2009 20:40    PDF Print E-mail

The University of Cape Verde will officially ring in the 2009-2010 academic year on Monday, October 19. Academic Week will also take place at the same time to welcome the university’s freshmen.

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35 Cape Verdean students receive supplementary stipend to study in Brazil
Saturday, 05 September 2009 18:42    PDF Print E-mail

The Brazilian Ministry of Education made an announcement on Tuesday, September 1, of the general information on the students selected for the Milton Santos Access to Higher Education Project, known in Brazil as Promisaes. The project offers financial support to foreign students attending institutes of higher learning Brazil. This year, 35 Cape Verdean students will receive supplementary financial support through the program.

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Innovations introduced with beginning of new school year
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 18:05    PDF Print E-mail

A 13% increase in the number of certified pre-school education professionals, the installation of Internet in all of the country’s schools and the introduction of improvements in school curricula are some of the objectives and innovations outlined by the Ministry of Education and Higher Learning for the 2009/2010 academic year, which will see a total of 147,000 students in the three levels of education available in the country. The new educational system was discussed Tuesday by the director of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Cláudia Silva.

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Cape Verdean Hélida Barros awarded by Chinese Embassy in Lisbon
Wednesday, 20 May 2009 22:03    PDF Print E-mail

With a bachelors degree in language and business relations from the University of Aveiro in Portugal, Cape Verdean Hélida Barros will be awarded with a month-long trip to China. The award is offered once a year by the Chinese Embassy in Portugal to students demonstrating exceptional performance in their study of the Chinese language. Hélida will have the opportunity to put her three years of Chinese language studies into practice alongside the other students who won this years award.

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